Cristiano Ronaldo’s foot work has been enhanced this season by a special camouflage technology created by his sponsor Nike. The new Nike CR Mercurial Vapor Superfly III creates the illusion that Ronaldo is about to turn in one direction, when actually his feet are about to move a different way. This represents a new milestone where technology, design and fashion are harmoniously integrated to create a truly superior product.
Using ordinary disposable objects such as straws, styrofoam cups, tape and paper plates, Tara Donovan creates site-specific sculptures that invoke forms found in nature. These monumental installations require hours of tedious assemblage and attention to detail. The result is a truly remarkable transformation for the mundane to the exquisitely beautiful.
After studying painting in the mid 70′s under Georg Baselitz, Otto Jakob set his sights on Jewelry making. One of the few jewelers who’s work transcends the realm of ornament into the practice of fine art. Jakob exhibits at the Daniel Blau Gallery in Munich, Colnaghi in London and at TEFAF in Maastricht.
Based on the book “Team of Rivals” by Doris Kearns Goodwin, Daniel Day Lewis has teamed up with Steven Spielberg to create an epic film depicting the life of Abraham Lincoln. There exists only a hand full of actor’s with the ability to completely transform themselves into the characters they play, Daniel Day Lewis stands at the top of that list. Filming is expected to begin next fall, and the movie is to be released in late 2012.
Hidden within every photograph is Chinese artist Liu Bolin. With a team of two assistants Bolin spends hours painting himself into the background to appear invisible. His work deals with concepts of identity and the influence an environment has on an individual.
Belgian artist Wim Delvoye transforms old tires into intricate hand carved sculptures. Influenced by eastern ornamentalism, these works of art give new meaning to the notions of industrialization and the evolution of our aesthetic culture.
Guy Yanai’s first book “FIRST WE FEEL THEN WE FALL” mixes photography, drawing, and painting in the elaboration of a unique visual language.The book is encased is a black plexi and laser etched box that contains a unique drawing by the artist. Unifying art, design and content this publication is a proud addition to Sternthal Books, an art book publishing company devoted to making political picture books that fuse images and aesthetics to examine current global issues from an artistic perspective. To purchase or inquire about the book: email@example.com